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Author: Vogue Do-it-yourself
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1986 1st Ed., small 4to, 192pp., B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & TWO-TONE ILLUSTRATIONS throughout & INDEX.
Condition:Crisp Hardcover with silver title to spine & fr.cvr, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, TIGHT, WHITE & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing to spine & corners & slight edgewear.
Description: Getting Started
Table Covers and Accessories
'Vogue Sewing for the Home helps you take the shortest route from a decorating idea to decorating reality"
Author: Translated by Romesh Dutt C.I.E. : ( Romesh Chandra Dutt, lecturer in Indian History at University College, London ).
Publisher: J.M.Dent, London, 1903, 188 pages, includes glossary of Sanscrit words.
Condition:Green leather-bound hardcover with wear to spine, STRAIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION without dj, frontispiece is tissue-protected, illustrated title-page, red bookmark ribbon in situ but faded and worn, gilt stamp to frcover, name in pen to fenpr.
Description: Written somewhat in the style of Longfellow, this translation by an Indian-born intellectual resident in London is fascinating.
"Victor of a hundred battles, Arjun bent his homeward way, Following still the sacred charger, free to wander as it may."
Author: RALPH NADER
Publisher: Grossman Publishers, New York, 1965, 8th printing, 365pp, large 8vo with dj, 8 chapters, 2 appends, Index
Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine and blindstamping to frcover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION without inscriptions in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with edgewear and general rubbing, intact and robust.
Description: Lawyer and presidential candidate Ralph Nader's first book, a study on car safety and sub-par manufacturing standards in the automotive industry. Highly collectable
Author: Edited and compiled by Norris D McWhirter
Publisher: Guinness Superlatives, London, 1985, hardcover quarto, 354pp., 68 Chapters, INDEX + Australian records.
Condition:Illustrated card-bound hardcover boards with title to spine & illustr. frcov., STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with inscription to prlim page dated 1987.
Description: The 32nd Edition of 1986
Author: C. S. LEWIS A Very Good Copy of a Scarce First Edition by the author of The Narnia Series
Publisher: Cambridge U P, London, 1961, FIRST EDITION 143pp., small hardcover 8vo with dj, 11 chapters, Epilogue, Appendix.
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with black-boxed gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with a small, neat name to the front endpaper in pen, in a printer's clipped, GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing
Description: C. S. Lewis's classic analysis springs from the conviction that literature exists for the joy of the reader and that books should be judged by the kind of reading they invite. Why do we read literature and how do we judge it?
Author: Jerzy URBAN (autor) - Inscribed & SIGNED by Jerzy Urban (in Polish_
Publisher: Polska Oficyna Wydawnicza,, BGW" WArszawa, 1990, softcover 8vo, 208 pages, frontispiece photo of author & b/w line drawings
Condition:Illustrated softcover boards with title to spine & fcover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with slight spinewear & repair.
Description: Personalities of the time in biography, some with b/w illustrations by Urban.
From Jacek AMBROZIAK (minister) to Wojciech ZUKROWSKI (pizarz)
Author: STEPHEN SKINNER - His First Book on Feng Shui 'The Living Earth Manual of Feng-shui'
Publisher: Parragon, Bath U.K., 2000, 1st pub. 1997, 4to, 96 pages, COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout, 9 Chapters & INDEX.
Condition:Illustrated Hardcover with minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN, TIGHT & ROBUST in VERY GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minimal edgewear.
Description: Feng-shui is the ancient Chinese art - Tuning into the seasonal changes, tides and vibrations of nature to bring health, wealth and good fortune. You and your Chinese horoscope, your home & garden and cures for specific problems.
Author: Editor : Robert H. Hill - Art Editor : Charles Davies
Publisher: Grollier Society, U.K., 1966, hardcover large 8vo without dj, 416 pages, B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, Chapters.
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt on black title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners with small tear to bottom spine, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket. Ephemera : A book-mark from Charlestown Primary School
Description: The Year in Headline - Science and Power - The Human Sciences - Exploration and Adventure - The Arts - Nature - Sport and Games - The World at Large - Alphabetical Guide to 1965